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Joan Lindsay

Last mentioned in Sydney : Australia
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Joan Lindsay's Biography

Joan Lindsay, Lady Lindsay (16 November 1896 – 23 December 1984) was an Australian author, best known for her "ambiguous and intriguing" novel Picnic at Hanging Rock.

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Joan Lindsay News Stories

  • 10 classic Australian films that were government funded

      News Source: The Guardian | 3 months ago
    Rabbit-Proof Fence won a clutch of international awards as well as three AFIs. Photograph: PR Federal government support for locally made films, channelled through Screen Australia and its predecessors, has been a crucial factor in building and
  • No picnic at Hanging Rock: Australian beauty spot which was setting for ...

      News Source: The Independent | 6 months ago
    Visitors to Hanging Rock no longer call out Miranda, Miranda, where are you? as they were wont to following the release of Peter Weir's film about the mysterious disappearance of three schoolgirls and a teacher on St Valentine's Day, 1900. Hanging
  • Grande dame of film and television

      News Source: The Age | over 1 year ago
    Patricia Anne Parr was the first daughter, and the eldest surviving child, of six born to Harold Parr, an optometrist, amateur actor and charmer, and his wife, Leticia (nee Forsythe), a talented author of children's books, but a distant mother.

Joan Lindsay Blogs

  • Merry Jackdaw: Muses, Daemons, the Genii…and Robin Hood

      Blog Source: | 6 months ago
    Now I know how Joan Lindsay felt when the Muse sent her Picnic at Hanging Rock that night. Robin Hood. We have all heard of him. He is the quintessential English Green Man, hero of the greenwood, saver of the oppressed. He's in my novel ...

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